Issue #24

Nov. 15, 2023

by Rosemary Morretta

Welcome to the Decluttering Issue of TLC!

In the spirit of embracing simplicity and reclaiming the essence of a clutter-free life, we welcome you to this special edition dedicated to the art of decluttering. Within this newsletter, we start a journey of transformation—clearing spaces, freeing minds, and discovering the profound impact of simplicity on our well-being.

Join us as we explore insightful tips and expert advice to guide you through the decluttering process. Whether you’re seeking a streamlined home, a clearer mindset, an organized workspace, or an optimized workflow, this issue is curated to align with your goals.

Let the pages unfold, and may you find inspiration and practical guidance to start your own decluttering journey. Here’s to a refreshed, simplified, and harmonious life.

Featured Article

Clearing the Path: Navigating a Mind Detox Journey

Welcome to a conversation that digs deep into the unexplored territory of your mind—the engine that fuels your dreams and ambitions. In this blog post, we talk about something beyond the usual business strategies and financial planning—the transformative concept of a mind detox and how it can redefine the way you approach your personal and professional growth.

The Entrepreneurial Mind: Our Constant Battleground

Owning your own business is exhilarating, but it’s also a relentless challenge. Our minds, the command centers of our entrepreneurial ventures, constantly navigate through uncertainties, pressures, and the ever-present need to perform. It’s a battleground where mental clarity, focus, and creativity are our weapons of choice.

But what happens when this battleground becomes cluttered, when stress and mental fatigue obscure our strategic minds, and when the noise of daily life drowns out the innovative whispers within? This is where a mind detox steps in—an incredible tool for small business owners like you and me, seeking to declutter our mental space and unleash the full force of our creative potential.

Understanding Mind Detox

Before we dive into the benefits, let me share what mind detox means on a personal level. It’s not about erasing thoughts but about decluttering the mind from unnecessary noise, negative patterns, and mental blocks that hinder our progress.

Much like a physical detox cleanses the body, a mind detox involves purging limiting beliefs, stressors, and unproductive thought patterns. It’s about creating mental clarity, fostering focus, and ultimately, tapping into the untapped reservoirs of creativity within every entrepreneur.

The Personal Benefits of Mind Detox

Now, let’s explore the concrete benefits that await us when we mindfully undertake a mind detoxification.

Enhanced Clarity and Vision: As we navigate our businesses, clarity can be elusive. The constant flow of information, decision-making, and multitasking can muddy the waters of our vision. Mind detox clears away the mental fog, allowing us to see our goals with renewed clarity. As entrepreneurs, a clear vision is our guiding star, helping us make strategic decisions and navigate the path to success.

Coming Next Week!

Mark your calendars! The doors to a life-changing experience swing open on November 22nd with the launch of ​Self-Care Demystified. Tailored for busy business owners, this innovative membership delivers weekly bite-sized audio and video training, workbooks, and support materials, unveiling the essentials of self-care and examining a variety of unexplored and emerging beneficial self-care strategies. Say goodbye to burnout and embrace a sustainably balanced routine. Immerse yourself in curated self-care experiences—from mindfulness practices to rejuvenating rituals—all seamlessly fitting into your busy life. Self-Care Demystified goes beyond routine with delightful food content and invigorating movement exercises, empowering you to live a healthy lifestyle that fuels your entrepreneurial journey.

For early adopters, we are offering an exclusive 30-Day Free Trial period at the founding price of $39 a month, you can cancel at any time, or $399 pay in full for the 13-month program.

Here’s a glimpse of the invaluable insights waiting for you during the free trial:

WEEK ONE: Getting Ready Activities

Three Lessons

  • Finding time
  • Time Traps
  • Tracking, Accountability, and Action.

WEEK TWO: Create Instant Calm

Five Lessons

  • Effects of Stress
  • 7 Relaxation Techniques
  • Becoming Grounded
  • A Calm Home
  • Instant Calm

WEEK THREE: Intro to You

Five Lessons

  • Introspection and Reflection
  • Self-Awareness: A Deeper Understanding
  • Understanding vs. Improvement
  • Observing, Practical Daily Use
  • Actionable Introspection, and Actionable Awareness

WEEK FOUR: The Path to Calm

Six Lessons

  • A New Routine
  • Creating New Habits
  • Motivation
  • Boundaries
  • Personal Boundaries
  • Time Management

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Join us on November 22nd as we demystify self-care, making it not just a luxury but a crucial part of your business success story. Learn more here.

Back to Basics Update

New in the Membership This Week: Decluttering & Cleaning Planner: Your Shortcut to Simplified Living

Simplify your life with our new Decluttering & Cleaning Planner. Dive into daily, weekly, and monthly guides, seamlessly decluttering your space. Embrace Marie Kondo’s wisdom, tackle tasks room by room, and cultivate a decluttering mindset for lasting clarity. With specialized checklists and task charts, this planner is your roadmap to a simplified, stress-free lifestyle. Welcome simplicity into your life—one organized task at a time. Get the planner in Back to Basics.

Content Recommendations

Discover the transformative power of decluttering in these two insightful blog posts. One guides you through unleashing your entrepreneurial potential by decluttering, while the other provides invaluable insights into achieving digital zen for peak productivity. These reads offer practical strategies and profound perspectives, empowering you to declutter not just your space but also your mind, unlocking enhanced efficiency and success in your entrepreneurial journey.

The complimentary Clutter Cleanse, Room by Room checklist will get you started on what you might want to declutter in each room. To find out how to declutter, take the 14-Day Clutter Cleanse Challenge below.

Clutter Cleanse Workbook & 14-Day Challenge

Embrace the Power of Decluttering: A Deeper Dive with the Clutter Cleanse Workbook and 14-Day Challenge

In our busy lives, filled with demands and distractions, the significance of decluttering extends far beyond a tidy living space. It becomes a transformative journey—a catalyst for profound change. Why should you take decluttering seriously? Because, beyond the physical act of tidying, it paves the way for a revitalized way of living.

The Clutter Cleanse Workbook and 14-Day Challenge offer more than just organizational tips; they provide a roadmap to holistic well-being. The clutter we carry transcends material possessions; it infiltrates our thoughts, our focus, and our overall sense of calm.

This comprehensive guide goes beyond surface-level cleaning. It immerses you in a structured journey, allowing you to systematically unearth the clutter that hinders your productivity and mental peace.

The 14-Day Challenge is your commitment to change. It’s not just about tidying up; it’s about reclaiming your space, your time, and, ultimately, your life. Embrace the benefits of clarity, heightened focus, and a revitalized sense of well-being as you engage in this intentional process.

Take decluttering seriously, not just as a chore but as a conscious decision to design a life of intention and purpose. The Clutter Cleanse Workbook and 14-Day Challenge is your opportunity to unearth the best version of yourself by decluttering not only your surroundings but the very core of your being.

Get the $9 Clutter Cleanse Workbook and Challenge here.

Quote of the Week

“Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” – Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein’s timeless wisdom resonates profoundly with entrepreneurs. In the chaos of business, “Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” This quote serves as a guiding beacon, urging entrepreneurs to navigate challenges with a clear mind, seek harmony in the midst of chaos, and uncover opportunities within difficulties. In the pursuit of simplicity, harmony, and seizing hidden opportunities, entrepreneurs can forge a path to lasting success.

Weekly Meditation

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During your crazy busy day, find solace as we delve into the art of decluttering the mind. Join me in this transformative experience to create mental space, enhance focus, and embrace the profound stillness within. Let this meditation be your sanctuary, a moment of respite amidst the emails, zoom calls, and funnel fails.

Affirmation of the Week

“I am present and my mind is clear.”

This affirmation, repeated regularly, becomes your guiding force amidst the chaos. This mantra empowers you as a busy business owner, to face challenges with unwavering focus, make strategic decisions, and navigate the complexities of your busy life with a clear and present mind.

Recipe of the Week: Mediterranean Chickpea Pasta Shells

Embrace the simplicity and declutter your palate with our Mediterranean Chickpea Pasta Shells. This recipe isn’t just a feast for the senses; it’s a culinary decluttering delight. By carefully selecting a handful of wholesome ingredients—pasta shells, tomatoes, chickpeas, feta, and arugula—we’ve created a dish that harmonizes simplicity with extraordinary flavor.

In a world filled with complex cheffy food, this recipe invites you to savor the beauty of fewer, well-chosen elements. The crispiness of chickpeas, the burst of cherry tomatoes, the creaminess of feta, and the peppery freshness of arugula—all mingling in a symphony of taste and texture, unburdened by unnecessary embellishments.

Decluttering isn’t just about physical spaces; it’s a mindset reflected in every aspect of life, including the meals we create. This pasta dish celebrates the essence of decluttering, inviting you to relish in the simplicity of a well-balanced, flavorful meal that frees you from culinary chaos.

As you indulge in each bite, savor the joy of decluttered dining—a moment of clarity, simplicity, and pure gastronomic delight.


Servings: 4

Calories per serving: approximately 400

Cooking time: 20 Minutes


  • 12 oz pasta shells
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 3 cups tomatoes, chopped (about 3 large tomatoes)
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 cups fresh arugula
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Lemon wedges for serving


  1. Cook the pasta shells according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add minced garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
  3. Add the chickpeas to the skillet and cook for 3-5 minutes until slightly crispy.
  4. Stir in the halved cherry tomatoes and dried oregano. Cook for an additional 3-4 minutes until the tomatoes are softened.
  5. Toss in the cooked pasta shells, ensuring they are well coated with the chickpea and tomato mixture.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste, adjusting as needed.
  7. Remove the skillet from heat and sprinkle crumbled feta over the pasta. Gently toss to combine.
  8. Just before serving, fold in the fresh arugula, allowing it to wilt slightly in the warm pasta.
  9. Serve the Mediterranean Chickpea Pasta Shells in individual plates, garnishing with extra feta and a squeeze of lemon juice.
  10. Enjoy your vibrant and flavorful pasta dish with a delightful blend of textures!

Optional Additions:

  • Drizzle extra olive oil for added richness.
  • Sprinkle red pepper flakes for a hint of heat.
  • Include Kalamata olives for a burst of briny flavor.

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Wrapping Up

Thanks for taking the time to read our latest issue of the TLC newsletter focusing on Decluttering. We appreciate your dedication to self-development and your commitment to nurturing your well-being.

Please feel free to email us at with your comments and any questions you may have about decluttering or other self-care or business development topics. We’re here to help.

Our recommended blog posts this week include our featured article, Clearing the Path: Navigating a Mind Detox Journey, and two more blog posts, Unleashing Potential: An Entrepreneur’s Journey through Decluttering and The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Digital Zen: Decluttering for Peak Productivity. We urge you to read these in-depth blog posts because everyone, in one way or another, can benefit from the rejuvenating effects of a clutter-free existence. Dive into these insightful blog posts for a guide on reclaiming simplicity and balance in your life.

Check out the free Room by Room Decluttering Checklist, which is also included in the Clutter Cleanse Workbook & 14-Day Challenge which is available for $9 if you want to take a deeper dive.

There is also a new Decluttering & Cleaning Planner in Back to Basics. Join 250+ of your peers who are reaping the benefits of this FREE membership which includes both personal and business development content.

Get ready for a wellness revolution! The launch of the Self-Care Demystified Membership Program is just around the corner, and we’re thrilled to offer you an exclusive 30-day free trial. Elevate your self-care journey with our transformative content, tailored for busy individuals like you.

Before you go, don’t forget to check out the bundle promotions happening this week. Visit the Home Harmony Bundle, the Healthier Mom Bundle, and the Online Coaching Bundle. Together, these contain over $9000 worth of resources that will support your personal and business development.

Thank you again for being a part of the TeamSelfCare community. Remember, your well-being is a priority, and we are here to support you every step of the way. Stay tuned for our next issue, where we will continue to provide valuable insights and practical tips for your self-care needs.

Wishing you joy, balance, and abundant well-being.

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